Virginia Anne (Shearer) Bensken

Virginia Anne Bensken (nee Shearer), age 84, of Washington Township formerly of Rochester Hills and Waterford ,passed away January 12, 2013, after a long illness. Born June 9, 1928 in Pontiac, Mich. Virginia was a long time member of Central United Methodist Church of Waterford, a longtime employee of Pontiac Motors, and she enjoyed travel, gardening, and reading. Beloved wife of James E. Bensken for 59 years. Dear mother of Debra Livingston and Nancy (Martin) Smith; dear sister of Marilyn (Bruce) Jacobsen; dear grandmother of Amy (Paul) Savell and Holly (Marland) Pittman; dear great-grandmother of Scotland, Julianne, Elizabeth and Kaitlyn; and also survived by many nieces and nephews. A private family interment took place at Ottawa Park Cemetery. A memorial celebration will be held on Saturday, April 6, 2-7 p.m. at the River Crest Banquet Hall, 900 West Avon Road, Rochester Hills, MI 48307. Contributions would be appreciated to Odyssey Hospice 25925 Telegraph Road, Suite 102, Southfield, MI 48033.

Funeral Home

Pixley Funeral Home
322 West University Drive Rochester, MI 48307
(248) 651-9641
Published in The Macomb Daily on Mar. 28, 2013